Candice Schaffer

Candice Schaffer works at Knightsbridge Park, a leading digital marketing firm for luxury real estate brands such as 277 Fifth Avenue and One Manhattan Square.
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5 Best DIY Costumes for Your Kid

5 Best DIY Costumes for Your Kid

5 Best DIY Halloween Costumes for Kids Ask virtually any American and they’ll tell you: Halloween is a big deal. In fact, according to the Halloween Industry Association, Americans will spend a staggering $9.1 billion on Halloween accouterments this year, $3.4 billion of which will be spent on decorations alone. So it's no wonder families are looking for DIY Halloween Costumes for Kids. For many families, the shocking cost of Halloween costumes, the lack of closet space most families have to keep a decade’s worth of costumes on hand in case someone wants to reuse one, and kids’ desire to have…
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How to Help Children with Depression and Anxiety Stay Calm

How to Help Children with Depression and Anxiety Stay Calm

How to Help Children with Depression and Anxiety Stay Calm By Candice Shaffer of Una Residences, The XI, One Dalton, The Astor, and EVGB Though we often hear about the many mental health issues affecting the adult population, the mental health needs of children often go overlooked. Unfortunately, largely ignoring the problem has only exacerbated it for decades. In fact, according to research conducted by Wolters Kluwer Health found that one in 20 children is now struggling with either depression or anxiety. Even more dire, researchers at the University of Missouri-Columbia have found that depressed children are six times as likely as their peers to…
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The Top 5 Tips for Traveling With Kids As a Single Mom

The Top 5 Tips for Traveling With Kids As a Single Mom

The Top 5 Tips for Traveling With Kids As a Single Mom By Candice Shaffer of  The Lindley, 555TEN, 21 East 12, The Kent, 70 Charlton Ask anyone who’s ever traveled with children and they’ll readily inform you that it’s no easy feat. However, as difficult as it is for two parents to wrangle little ones as they’re trying to get through security checks or comforting a crying baby on an hours-long train ride, doing the same as a single parent is exponentially more difficult. Fortunately, there are a few simple tricks that can make traveling with your children, even if you’re…
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The Top 5 Reasons to Visit NYC This Labor Day Weekend

The Top 5 Reasons to Visit NYC This Labor Day Weekend

With summer on its last legs, parents around the country are desperately trying to squeeze in a final opportunity to do something special with their kids before school starts again in September. Fortunately, Labor Day weekend provides a prime opportunity to get everyone together and enjoy an exciting vacation the whole family will love. Instead of heading to your usual haunts this year, try visiting Manhattan with your kids—not only will you find countless activities for parents and little ones alike, you’ll make memories the whole family will treasure for a lifetime: The Top 5 Reasons to Visit NYC This…
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The Best Ways to Budget for a Family-Friendly Memorial Day Weekend Trip 

The Best Ways to Budget for a Family-Friendly Memorial Day Weekend Trip 

Memorial Day is a time to celebrate America and get together with family.  There is a good chance some kind of activity is going on near you during Memorial Day Weekend. Trips are a blast, but our budgets don't always allow for them!  So what are the best ways to budget for a family friendly memorial day weekend trip? While we would all love to have the funds to go anywhere on a whim, that's not a reality for most!  Planning and saving ahead of time are the main ways makes trips possible. So where do you start? Best Ways…
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How to Schedule Alone Time as a Mom – #MomLife

How to Schedule Alone Time as a Mom – #MomLife

Motherhood is a huge joy.  We fill our calendars with appointments, birthday parties, soccer games and more.  With all the juggling mother's do, we often forget to take time for ourselves.  Thankfully, our friend Candice Schaffer from 70 Charlton, Brooklyn Point, & The Greenwich Lane has come up with a great list of ways for How to Schedule Alone Time as a Mom How to Schedule Alone Time as a Mom Whether you work full-time, freelance, or stay at home, being a mom is undeniably one of the hardest jobs in the world. And while spending time with our kids is…
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Top 5 Creative Crafts to do with Kids | Get the Kids back to Creativity

Top 5 Creative Crafts to do with Kids | Get the Kids back to Creativity

Top 5 Creative Crafts to do with Kids Electronic is a part of everyday life.   I never thought I'd see the day when all of our children would have some device.  That day though, has come, and even our preschooler can maneuver a tablet better than I can!  Electronics are fun, but there is nothing like creating crafts together. Our friend Candice Schaffer from 242 Broome, 88 & 90 Lexington Avenue, and 53 W 53, has come up with a list of the top five creative crafts to do with kids.  So get your glue sticks ready, and let's get…
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Ways to Save Money -The Top Discount Cards Every Mom Needs

Ways to Save Money -The Top Discount Cards Every Mom Needs

Having four children, it seems like half my life is spent shopping.  We are constantly going to Target or CVS, several times a week!  All that necessary shopping adds up quickly though!  Saving money is on the top of my list, as it is for most parents.  Thankfully, our friend Candice Schaffer from One Manhattan Square and 277 Fifth Avenue, has come up with a list of the top discount cards every moms needs!   The Top Discount Cards Every Mom Needs Whether you stay at home with your kids or work a high-powered career, odds are, if you’re like most moms, you…
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